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, barack obama leads mitt romney 62 to voters.g likely this is as candidates continue and move past other distractions. >> president barack obama is about the campaign. there are not a lot of people are victims. there are not a lot of people to think they're entitled something. video, romney is seen that 47% of americans will vote for president obama are dependent on government. >> my job is not to worry about those people. i'll never convince them. >> while romney is not his comments, he says it was taken out of context. interview with fox news talkinge was about election strategy, not do as president. >> if we're talking about a campaign and how you get close to half the vote. get half the vote, approximately, i event. if the present has a different view. i learned as you represent the entire country. my expectation is that you want to be present, you have to work for everybody. just for some of. if president obama also has a campaign event scheduled here in northern virginia. is said to happen on friday. to the zero weeks ahead of the between the two candidates. o much.k you s 12:10 ri
obama will accept nomination for atsident in doors instead of the stadium. we have details from the dnc. officials are saying safety is the reason for the change. the entire program including president and vice- president's speeches will be indoors. another president gets ready to take the stage. ready to rally the party once again, former president bill in primeill be back throwing his support behind president barack obama. >> bill clinton can certainly help barack obama. the danger for president obama people might of was that bill clinton president again. the speech is expected to on obama's plans for the four years. there was an emotional speech by the first lady. obama is still the with.an i fell in love in the white house daughters, the president watched as his wife described his character and compassion. what it means to r youromething more fo kids and grandkids. knows the american dream because he has lived it. >> she did a beautiful job. spoke favorably of minorities and women. this obamaove of then disapprove. the president's speech will be d inside. more than 50,000 people sig
obama and i approve this message. >> live and in hd, this is abc-7 news at 5:00 -- on your side. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncquicks two universities in two states have been evacuated because of bomb threats. a man with a middle eastern accent called the university of texas in austin claiming to have placed bombs all over campus. he said he was with al qaeda. he also said the bombs would explode in 90 minutes. north fargo also has been evacuated. the website says it is also because of a bomb threat but we do not have more details. we will continue to follow this story on air and online at wjla.com. anti-u.s. protests in the as people target more than embassies. >> apparently, they are easily identifying american institutions, including fast- food restaurants. >> we just got word from the white house moments ago that president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton will be at joint space andrews this afternoon when the bodies of the four americans killed in libya are returned to american soil. in the meantime, news of even more unrest worldwide as
to get on to the grounds. a senior obama administration official says the protests seem to be motivated by a film. the film is on youtube. it depicts the profit muhammed as a womanizer. >> it appears to have a deeply cynical purpose to denigrate a great religion and to promote rage. >> in cairo, protesters again -- outside the united states embassy. they fired tear gas. >> we certainly hope and expect that there will be steps taken to avoid violence. >> in libya, a very different scene. yesterday, people took to the streets not to protest, but to grieve. on tuesday, militants stormed their. four americans were left dead. including j. christopher stevens. >> this is tragic that he died and benghazi, because it is a city he helped to save. >> the white house said he urged them to keep working with united states to ensure diplomatic safety. >> we invite you to stay here with abc 7 news for complete coverage of the protests and deadly attacks and the search for the killer of a j. christopher stevens. we will have to the minute details on wjla.com and on our twitter and facebook page as. >>
the battle for virginia? . obama preparing to speak in about 30 minutes in norfolk ahead of the democratic national convention. campaigned yesterday in toledo with union workers before to new orleans to survey damage from the hurricane. mitt romney staying out of the today and is in preparing for the upcoming presidential debate. he squares off with present r the first time on october 3. republican vice-presidential thenee paul ryan will take ohio.in 20 minutes in he spoke yesterday in north carolina challenging americans to ask themselves if they are now than four years ago. >> democrats are expected to try question at their national convention. the dnc gets down to business today in charlotte. that includes a speech from first lady michelle obama. has details. >> the first day of the democratic national convention spotlight first lady michelle obama. ill admit i'm a little oured, because i think president is awesome. >> and tonight on this stage the pressure is on. >> what does the first lady need to say tonight? that hereds to show husband understands the economy is rough for a lot of p
plan. president obama is taking on chinese trade policy in ohio. his complaint to the world trade organization will target chinese subsidies for exports of cars and auto parts. the white house says the subsidies are putting u.s. automakers at a competitive disadvantage. both camps are fighting for the swing state of ohio which has been hit hard by lost manufacturing jobs. coming up, renewed frustration in chicago with the teachers' strike entering its second week. now the mayor is bringing them to court to try to done. national spotlight shining on a student at the university of maryland after using a near- death experience to give back to the community. have you seen video of a young child supposedly playing with a guerrilla? that story's coming up. take a look outside. comfortable temperatures under president obama: i'm barack obama and i approve... this message. anncr: he keeps saying it... mitt romney: this president cannot tell us that you're... better off today than when he tookffice.e. anncr: well... here'where we were in 2008..... tv anncr: the wot financncial c
president obama will take to the party'so accept the nomination for president. this comes on the heels of a speech by former president bill clinton. the details from brandi hitt. bill clinton.for thank him fora endorsement and for standing behind his economic policies. not better off than office?took >> tonight the pressure is now the president as the accept anddemocratic nomination voters his plan for the next four years. >> i think folks will have a sense of where he thinks needs to grow economically. >> most speakers have obama's republican challenger mitt romney. taxeswould like to cut for high income americans even did.than president bush they want to even get rid of industry. >> tens of thousands waited the speechickets to stadium ton-air obama, onlyesident learn it has been moved to a smaller venue because of possible lightning. still watch on television. but it's been decided voters if the president has to convince. >> the president probably will of a bump in the polls after the speech. this election has been going so long tied. s that hempaign say see the people not able to at
of hurricane isaac. close to 3000 people remain in shelters and communities are under water. president obama visiting the area this afternoon, and brianne carter is in our news from with the latest on recovery efforts there. >> mother nature left a huge best to deal with, and recovery efforts are just under way. president barack obama is heading down south to assess the damage, as the concern for communities continues. on street after street, residents of southern louisiana are picking up the pieces. but the fear of more flooding continues. this river could crest later today and homes nearby could once again be in harm's why. >> i cannot worried. there's nothing i can do about it. we believe and deal with it -- if we are told to leave, we will leave and deal with it. >> look at the response and recovery efforts -- president obama will head to louisiana this afternoon. the present is expected to talk to local officials. sunday homeland security secretary janet napolitano promised the people of the gulf coast resources would stay in place until the rebuilding is complete. >> we know that this
house taking a different path. national polls show president obama leading in key battleground states. today mitt romney will try to close in on that by its second straight day in ohio. paul ryan will attend a town hall meeting in ohio as well. president obama is in new york city and will go to the un general assembly. tomorrow the president and the first lady will appear on the view. hispanic voters may decide to stay away from the polls because of changes to voting laws. new photo id laws as well as proof of citizenship requirements and efforts to remove non-citizens from paroles could stop as many as 10 million hispanic people from casting ballots. both parties are trying to court hispanic voters. coming up, more details on the breaking news from ballou high school. kendis gibson is working on that. and a new credit card proposal that might help stay at home parents. we will find out how redskins fans are doing after another loss and what some of [ harry umlaut ] that's one creamy muller. [ sally umlaut ] it's greek-style yogurt. thick, scrumptious and more protein than the re
for the american people. [ male announcer ] barack obama: failing to stop cheating. failing american workers. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. live, and in hd, this is abc news news at noon, on your side. n emotional daya friends sayd goodbye to a teenager who was killed on the way to school. re live outside the service with reactions. john? ross had his home going service today. this is not his family from a church, but the only venue big for it -- his family's venue bigt the only the hundreds to showed up. surroundingestions mysterious murder. family and friends are forced to say goodbye to 18-year-old ross.l his friends were wearing homemade button's. much to memeant so he came to my home. he was a wonderful young man. with the montage of pictures the big screen, many walked draped with the american flag. for his enthusiasm his focus on the school rotc program. just to see his smile. the central high-school was shot and killed as o school in capitol heights. these officers remember a unique and talented teenager. believe it.ot >> the case is far from being solved and detectives ar
are for president obama. >> they believe their victims. they believe the government has responsibility to care for them. who believe they are entitled to health care food, housing. >> he says he cannot worry about the voters. >> they should take responsibility. >> last night, mitt romney held a late-night press conference, but he did not offer an apology. >> you know, it is not eloquently stated. >> the obama campaign said it is shocking that he believes half of americans view themselves as victims. the video gets to the heart of one of his core weaknesses, people do not believe he is empathetic. a recent poll found 58% of americans think mitt romney would favor the wealthy over the middle class. >> every time there's been an opportunity for mitt romney need to appeal to the middle he has made a mistake. >> now they will have to reset the reset. the next big chance to do it may not come until >> people wind up in woodbridge to get tickets to see president obama. the president will be making a stop in woodbridge on friday. he will talk about his economic plan and building up a strong middle-cla
under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> we start this and with breaking news out of kensington maryland. >> reports are coming in that nearly 15 people at temple emanuel school, many of whom are students were stunned by these. >> suzanne kennedy joins us live from the scene. >> they dispatched a medical ambulance and several other ambulances to temple emmanuel school which is located on connecticut avenue here in kensington. this started to unfold around 10:00 this morning as children were participating in a routine fire drill. the preschoolers were evacuated from the buiexercise and they came upon a nest of yellow jackets. students and three staff members were stong, some multiple times. the
announcer ] here in virginia, wwe're not better off under preside obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, loweringriome values, putting families atisk. the romney plan? tacuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. >> live and in hd, this is abc "news at noon," on your side. recognizedally embroiled in am fivecandal involving players, accused of while stayingutes at a hotel for a game in durham, north carolina. jummy olabanji has our top story school.atha high >> students and parents are arriving at the catholic high had fewhis morning words to say about the scandal. >> it is unfortunate. >> five members of the varsity football team traveled to north carolina last friday for their first game. is video of the game. their identities and not released, a washington post therts that five of players, all the miners, some of theirprostitutes into morni andy saturday some players engaged in sexual activity with the women. sch
and in hd, this is abc "news at noon," on your side. with the developing overseas. president obama vows to work with the libyan government to small butice to a savage group of libyan militants. they stormed the u.s. benghazi overnight . ambassadorhe u.s and three other americans. john gonzalez is following the latest. >> the president ordered an increase in security at american diplomatic posts around a worl unrest in the middle east deadly.and now turns u.s. embassies in arab world are under attack. benghazi, the u.s. ambassador chris stevens, and three other afterans have been killed mob attacked and set fire u.s. consulate, firing grenades,d outnumbering libyan security forces if. cairo, egypt, anti-american demonstrators scaled the walls flag toed american after pulling it down. >> make no mistake, we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. the protesters in both countries appear to be angry film produceddget the states by an israeli that they claim insults' the profit muhammed. is being promoted by the likes of a pastor terry, w
for you coming up. >> sounds good. on the campaign trail, president obama is in battleground virginia. 15 minutes from now he will speak to supporters at the potomac national location in woodland. scott thuman is there. >> we are at the ballpark. we are going to see both candidates really stumping hard today. we are aware of the potomac nationals play. the president will take the podium in five minutes. consider how many times we have seen him in virginia. 42 times the president has been here. 13 times just this year. a lot of that is raising money and getting out the vote effort. the president today expected to asked talk quite a bit on the economy and about mitt romney's comments at a private from razor when he spoke about 47% of the electorate believe they are victims and rely on the government and that he cannot win over from obama. we will hear from the president. quite an arrival, flying in on marine one and a landing right behind home plate. the crowd in chanting four more years. it's a tight race. a new poll shows they are neck and neck. we will hear from mitt romney today as well
obama holds the lead over mitt romney by 10 points in the buckeye state. the president also has a lead in florida. they are scheduled to campaign in virginia tomorrow. president will be in virginia beach while mitt romney will be at a rally in springfield. there's a big fur step in getting the washington monument repaired. the national park service awarded the $9.5 million contract to oversee repairs. >> i am really happy to announce that today we are again one step closer to getting this important landmark reopened to our visitors. >> the national park service closed the monument after last summer's earthquake caused significant damage. we started off today with a little bit of rain. we turn now to meteorologist jacqui jeras. it looks like you will have a good time. >> it is exciting to be here. the weather is absolutely beautiful. we started out cloudy and we will end the day the same way but in between, it is nice. let's show you the satellite and radar picture. there is a stream of moisture moving in across the mid- atlantic. most of it is too far north and that's why we are seeing
of pentagon, barack obama laid wreath to late -- to honor the people who died from flight crashed.t the president says more than a decade after, the country is safer and our people are resilient. you never be alone. your loved ones will never be forgotten. they will endure in the hearts nation because, through sacrifice, they helped us america we are today that a sitting outside the these two talked-about terror attacks. ehey hope not to forget th importance of that day. >> it shocked all us. to hold onto that and hold on to the feelings and emotions of that time. morning,hout the to the hillle came pentagon ande and stop and stare across at the pentagon. the president went to arlington cemetery after leaving here and he is expected to visit walter reed later this afternoon. we will have more on that throughout the day. we will honor some four-legged hero is. the bureau alcohol tobacco and firearms graduates is 100 class explosion detective dogs. they keep us safe and tonight at inside training on these canines. ofday is the sentencing five men convicted of one of crimes inest was
nations, obama spoke about events in the middle east and film thatat the anti-u.s. protests. >> there are no words that the killing of innocents. his new video that justifies an attack on an embassy. -- there is no video that justifies an attack on an embassy. both parties know that issues are ones many voters will be paying to, but the economy is still number one. romney's ads to ohio this romney heads to is afternoon. likely voters, obama is romney 52% to 44%, and florida, 51% to 47%. the president is also ahead in virginia. party has to win it two three battleground in november. be joined by mitt romney and senator ron paul at a rally in midwestern ohio. vice president joe biden is in virginia today. >> the d.c. board of election s is holding a voter registration drive today. it will be live until 3:00 p.m., where they are encouraging register.get out and the board of elections is also at otherg drive locations throughout the city. today is a critical day in the race for the u.s. senate in missouri. this is the final day a candidate can drop out. todd nagin has been under
,> on the campaign trail republican presidential nominee y tries to slow t obama's momentum in a swing state. hosting a fund-raiser and a campaign rally in pennsylvania. president obama has several in the d.c. area today. a romney campaign memo obtained cnn says the president will nexty be the winner of presidential debate denver although it may not impact the election outcome. the man behind the film that sparked the anti-american t isence in the middle eas back behind bars. federal judge in california ordered nakoula basseley to be held after violated theay he terms of his probation. the judge also said that he's a flight risk. the man was convicted of tax fraud. in fraud still to come -- can do tog i encourage the kids to come to school, i would like to do. >> a washington wizards player inspiring children on and off the court. and, a new photograph sparking speculation. we will tell you where this was taken. >> i am bob ryan inside a place.rium, a special will tell you why. place.rium, a special will[ male announcer ] with ultra-filtered water from the first hands-free system, and micro-climate c
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